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Volunteers of America - National Services Van Driver for Senior Community Care PACE in Lansing, Michigan

Job DescriptionWe Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!Making a difference in the lives of others - that's what working at Volunteers of America is all about. Our employees have the opportunity each and every day to make a difference in the lives of older adults. From improving our elderly participants quality of life, to creating peace of mind for them and their families, our team members know that as a part of our community, they are changing lives.Volunteers of America is currently hiring a full-time Van Driver to drive our elderly participants to and from our Day Center and other appointments. Must have chauffeur license.Hours: Full-Time, days, occasional Saturdays. Must be available for a shift between 4:30 am and 6 pm.Must have experience working with the frail and elderly as a job, taking care of a family member or volunteer.Benefits of working for Volunteers of America (VOA):At VOA we understand that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are happy to offer them the following benefits:Flexible scheduling and consistent hoursCompetitive payStable organization; we've been a nonprofit for over 120 yearsPTO for full-time staffPositive work environmentPaid training/Continuing educationA variety in your daily dutiesSupportive managersFast paced, low stress working environmentInsurance Benefits:RetirementFlexible Spending AccountLoan ProgramID TheftInsurances offered:medicaldentalvisionlegallifeaccidentcritical illnessshort-term disabilitiesOBJECTIVE: Under the supervision of the Transportation Lead is responsible for the safe and timely transportation of Senior CommUnity Care (SCC) participants. Responsible for communicating any safety issues.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:1. Responsible for Senior CommUnity Care passengers during transport, providing care in a manner which ensures participant satisfaction.2. Follows assigned schedule, makes adjustments to meet unanticipated changes, while considering the needs of the participant and requirements of the PACE Center. Communicates these changes to dispatch.3. Operates equipment safely and in compliance with vehicle licensing regulations.4. Maintains and completes daily required records i.e., Pre- and Post-Trip Inspections, gasoline purchases.5. Immediately reports, any vehicle or cell phone operating problems, malfunction, or incidents out of the ordinary routine.6. Transports participants to and from medical/specialist appointments, and activity outings, as assigned by the Interdisciplinary Team via the plan of care.7. Transports meals, durable medical equipment, pharmacy, and any other items as deemed necessary for participant.8. Provides physical assistance to each participant when needed as he/she boards and debarks from the program's vehicles.9. Maintains the vehicle in a neat and clean condition. Ability to use automated car wash.10. Ensures vehicle equipment is maintained and operating within manufactures recommendations, replacing supplies as needed.11. Functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team when appropriate.12. Communicates with Transportation Lead daily to be updated on participant conditions/ changes, plan of care changes, or Interdisciplinary Team requests.13. Follows all Senior CommUnity Care policies and procedures and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety guidelines.14. Maintains the confidentiality of all company procedures, results, and information about participants, clients or families.15. Handles potentially infectious specimens with appropriate biohazard precautions, and practices Univers